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DETERMINATE. That which is ascertained; what is particularly designated; as, if I sell you my horse Napoleon, the article sold is here determined. This is very different from a contract by which I would have sold you a horse, without a particular designation of any horse. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 947, 950.

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At first it may seem to us that a determinate quite concrete picture becomes manifest in us, but just when we are concerned with a person with whom we are in constant contact, we shall find that the ekphored picture has something so to speak generalized.
Morse also believed that the determinate system ran counter to Article 1, Section 15 of the Oregon Constitution, which stated, "Laws for the punishment of crime shall be founded on the principles of reformation and not of vindictive justice.
This and another revelation confided to author Smith could lead to a determinate finding and dispelling of many popularly held theories in this case.
The application shall also simulate scenarios in terminal to determinate the needs and capacity such as security control, gates, passport controls, check-in counters, baggage belts
Blue" is thus a range of determinate colors--color partly but not fully determined.
Baghdad/ NINA /--Leading member of the Kurdish blocs, independent MP Mahmoud Othman, said: " The Kurdistan Alliance is determinate to pass the provincial administrative border law.
Subsequent chapters discuss the Supreme Courts' constitutional domestication of the juvenile court, theory and practice of right to counsel, delinquency proceedings (state statutes and cases, constitutional restraints on practices in juvenile correctional facilities, status of offenders, and waiver and blinded, determinate, and extended jurisdiction sentencing.
The first-ever determinate grape tomato, the supersweet mini 2 oz.
Jeremy Jenkins, defending Richards, who has a history for burglary, robbery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, having an offensive weapon and affray, urged the court to pass a determinate sentence.
The review is of all youths in the system, starting with those with determinate, or fixed, sentences, and will look at a variety of data, including their reasons for being committed, length of sentence and whether or not they have a history of violence within the facility.
Britain is supposed to be a democracy, our people should have the right to self determinate.
Since 2005, determinate sentences have been made up of half the time served in custody and half in the community.